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post #1 of 5 Old 07-01-2019, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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Hello,

So Im thinking of getting some side cases for my Vee, to be more exact either the E22 or the E360 cases.
In my opinion the E22 look better, and are cheaper (little bit on a budget here), but Im guessing the extra space on the E360 cases are very useful on longer trips?

Anyone have experience of these bags who can provide some insights?
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post #2 of 5 Old 07-01-2019, 07:39 PM
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over the years I've ended up with E41s, E21s, E22s and V35s. I like the E22s for daily use but for trips/camping the V35s. why not get the E22s now and maybe down the road something bigger compatible with the same brackets.

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post #3 of 5 Old 07-01-2019, 10:42 PM
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Here’s some pics of the E21’s (21 liters) and the E360’s (40 liters) on my FZ6.
https://www.600riders.com/forum/fz6-...-e21-e360.html

I also have a E52 (52 liter) top case. The top case stays on the bike probably 99% of the time. If you don’t have one already, start with that. One good-sized top case is much more practical and useful than two smaller side cases. My 52L top case can hold my helmet or my Aerostich. I can fit my gym duffel bag in it. I can go grocery shopping with it. It’ll fit my backpack laptop. None of those would fit in the 21’s. The single top case also takes up less width while parking, and is easy to add extra brake lights to it.

I haven’t done any long trips in a while, but I hardly ever use the the 21’s any more. If my wife and I are going out for a day on the bike, I’ll put the big ones on along with the top case. If we stop some place, we can lock up both helmets in the top case, and lock our jacket/pants in the side cases and walk around or whatever. If I’m going to work then the gym, I’ll use the big ones so I can take my lunch bag and gym bag to work, then lock up all my gear at the gym.
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post #4 of 5 Old 07-01-2019, 11:17 PM
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Hello,

So Im thinking of getting some side cases for my Vee, to be more exact either the E22 or the E360 cases.
In my opinion the E22 look better, and are cheaper (little bit on a budget here), but Im guessing the extra space on the E360 cases are very useful on longer trips?

Anyone have experience of these bags who can provide some insights?
I have the e22's and find them to be excellent all around. Narrow for traffic, garages, etc.

The larger bags may be great but they are wide, side-opening and the adage "available space is consumed by more gear" applies.

Wife loves them as they are samll enough as to not interfere with mount/dismount at the pillion location.

Tougher than expected, top-loading and when packed thoughtfully will hold a remarkable amount of gear.

It is definitely more difficult to pack lightly with smaller cases but it is awfully nice to travel with the basics.

For hotel camping, outstanding!
Solo camping, Wolfman 40 liter waterproof duffel takes the pillion position. 2-up camping? The 33 literShad topcase gets replaced with the waterproof duffel.

Good luck whichever option you choose.
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post #5 of 5 Old 07-03-2019, 10:02 PM
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I recently swapped my Givi Trekkers for E460N top case & E360N side cases, bought the set from FC Moto in Germany, delivered to my door for $500 AUS.









I added the top rack and rear pad and changed out the rubber lid stays for some stainless wire to compensate for the top rack if loaded.





So far I find them great and the hold heaps for those longer trips.

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